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Sports Briefs: Informational meeting to be held for Austin-area church softballers

Published 12:00am Saturday, June 14, 2003

There will be an informational meeeting at the Austin Public Library on June 16 at 7:30-9 p.m. to establish an Austin and surrounding area Church League Fastpitch Softball League.

The meeting will be open to all churches to send a representative to help discuss the probability of becoming a member of this organization.

As a follow-up there will also be a second and third meeting to formulate the bylaws to govern, and start playing in June of 2004.

If you have any questions before the initial informational meeting on June 16, call Robert P. Houston at (507) 437-3619.

Dave Cole wins third time trial of young Bikin' Barney's season

Dave Cole won his third consecutive time trial to start the season with a time of 35 minutes, 47 seconds in the Bikin' Barney's Time Trial Series 2003. The course was 14.5 miles long.

Finishing in second place was Greg Storey in 36:27, followed by Dave Newman in third at 39:48. Rounding out the five-man field was Jerry Ulwelling at 40:03 and Roe Erlandson at 40:38.

Riverland boosters have one golf fundraiser event remaining

The Riverland Community College Athletic Booster Club Golf Event has extended to the Albert Lea community this year. The fundraiser, an 18-hole best shot tournament, will be held Monday, June 16, at 12:30 p.m. at Green Lea Golf Course. Golf and dinner is $55. Dinner-only option is $15.

All proceeds go to the Riverland Community College Foundation Booster Club Fund. To register, call (507) 433-0543.

Ramsey Golf Course reports Wednesday Ladies Day results

Here are the results from Ladies Day as reported by an Austin-area golf course from Wednesday, June 11.

Ramsey Golf Course

Event -- Surprise partners

Low Gross -- Karen Baier, Nancy Novatny, Paulette LaBarron, Judy Nygren.

Low Net -- Mary Wolcott, Audrey Neve, Lois Johnson, Carol Bulson.

Chip-ins -- Doris Hagen, Irene Frohreich, Mavis Bartley, Lucilla Ramlo, Lola Wood, Marie Weis, Jan Echmann, Judy Nygren.

Birdies -- Paulette LaBarron, Barb Highet, Karen Baier, Nancy Novotny, Carol Bulson, Judy Nygren.

Women's sand volleyball tourney being put on in Owatonna

Sign up now for a women's sand volleyball tournament on June 28 at Plaza Morena in Owatonna.

Team registration is $145. The event features pool play followed by a single-elimination tournament. The first-place team wins a trophy and T-shirts, and there is a trophy for second place as well.

Contact Ruben Padilla at (507) 451-8294.


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